In Surpass, the Mark (Standard) screen is where users can view and mark candidates’ completed test scripts. This includes escalating scripts for further attention and submitting marked scripts to the Results screen.
This article explains what the Mark (Standard) screen is, how to navigate it, and how to use its features.
In this article
Navigating to the Mark (Standard) screen
To view the Mark (Standard) screen, go to Test Administration > Mark
Select Standard on the Standard / Legacy toggle to view the Mark (Standard) screen.
About the Mark grid
The Mark grid lists all scripts that you have access to. This access is determined by your subject-level permissions. For more information, read About roles and permissions. Refer to the following table for information on each column.
|Status||Indicates whether the candidate’s script has been escalated. For more information, read Escalating a script in the Mark (Standard) screen.|
|Subject||Displays the name of the test’s parent subject.|
|Test Name||Displays the name of the test.|
|Test Form Reference||Displays the test form’s unique reference number.|
|Centre Name||Displays the name of the test’s parent centre.|
|Centre Reference||Displays the parent centre’s unique reference number.|
|Last Name||Displays the candidate’s last name.|
|First Name||Displays the candidate’s first name.|
|Completed Date||Displays the date on which the candidate submitted the script.|
|Max Mark Available||Displays the maximum mark available for the script.|
|Mark Awarded||Displays the total mark awarded to the candidate.|
|Percent||Displays the total mark awarded to the candidate as a percentage.|
Displays the marking progress for the script as a percentage.
NOTE: Scripts that have not been marked display as Not started.
|Auto Void Date||Displays the date on which the script is automatically voided if not marked.|
|Override Auto-Mark||Indicates whether Enable Override Auto-Mark has been enabled for the script.|
|Marker||Displays the user who marked the script.|
|Moderator||Displays the user who moderated the script.|
By default, the Mark grid displays all scripts you have access to, ordered alphabetically by test name. You can filter and sort the scripts to reorganise the Mark grid.
Select Filter Marking Table to view filtering options for the Mark grid.
Select Show only escalated tests to only display tests that have been escalated.
Select Hide 100% marked tests to only display scripts that have a marking progress of 100%.
For Subject and Test Name, choose which of the preset options you want to include in your filter. Select Apply to save the filter. Select Clear to reset the filter.
For Test Form Reference, Centre Name, Centre Reference, Last Name, First Name, Marker, and Moderator, use the text field to filter the Mark grid based on a specified string. Select Apply to save the filter. Select Clear to reset the filter.
For Completed Date, you can either select Today to only display test sessions that match the current date or use the date pickers to choose a date range in From and Until. Select Apply to save the filter. Select Clear or Filter Off to reset the filter.
For Percent, choose a percentage a percentage range in the From and To fields. Values must be between 0 and 100. The From value must be below the To value. Select Apply to save the filter. Select Clear to reset the filter.
For Marking Progress, either specify a percentage value in the Exact field or choose a percentage range in the From and To fields. Values must be between 0 and 100. Select Apply to save the filter. Select Clear to reset the filter.
Select Reset Filters to reset all filters in the Mark grid.
Select a column header to sort the cell data alphabetically or numerically in ascending () or descending () order. Select the column header to toggle between ascending and descending order.
If there are more than 50 scripts waiting to be marked, scripts are organised into pages. Each page contains 50 scripts.
Navigate between the pages by using Previous Page and Next Page or the drop-down.
Actions on the Mark screen
There are many actions you can take on the Mark screen. Refer to the following table for more information on each option.
|Change Associated Centre||
NOTE: Change Associated Centre does not apply to computer-based tests.
|Re-assign User Associations||
Changes the marker and moderator that were assigned to the test during scheduling. If marker/moderator associations were set up to be required in Test Creation, you cannot select No Marker or No Moderator.
If Enable User Associations has not been enabled in Test Creation, you cannot set up a marker or moderator for the test.
Flags the script for further attention or investigation. For more information, read Escalating a script in the Mark (Standard) screen.
|Enable Override Auto-Mark|
|Export to CSV||
Exports the data in the grid to a CSV file. For more information, read Exporting scripts from the Mark (Standard) screen.
Cancels the selected script. Candidates receive no credit for voided scripts. Voiding is irreversible. For more information, read Voiding a test in the Invigilate (Standard) screen.
Opens the candidate’s script. Markers can assign marks and interact with candidate responses. For more information about marking scripts, read Marking a script in the Mark (Standard) screen.
Submits the marked script to the Results screen.
Updates the data on the Mark screen.